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Tuesday, July 17 @ 7pm RIMA Meeting
Kelley Gazzerro VFW Post 2812
1418 Plainfield St, Cranston, RI
It is our Pleasure to announce that MAY will be celebrated as Motorcycle Awareness Month. A huge thank you to the RIMA Board who helped get this recognized and more importantly thank you to the RI leadership Team: Speaker Nicholas Mattiello Majority Leader Joseph Shekarchi Chairman Representative Joseph McNamara and Representative David A. Bennett.
Legislative Message:LEGISLATIVE ALERT UPDATED 3/20/2018
Helmet Bill 7373 was held over for further Study in the Health, Education and Welfare Committee. At this time the bill is not going out of committee for a vote. We must be vigilant nonetheless. I would like to give a special Thanks to everyone that took the time to contact Reps. Committee members and anyone that they felt who could help our cause.
Cam, Steve, Buddy, Lou, Bob, Justin, and Colleen, our hard working legislative team and officers.
Those who testified Steve, Buddy, Billy Mac, Jake great job at a time when we needed it. For those that took the time to come to show there support being there made a huge difference to our efforts, Thank you For now we can Ride Safe and Free
The HELMET BILL has been rescheduled for next TUESDAY 3/27/18 4 PM. AT THE STATE HOUSE. The bill will be at room 135 for hearing and/or consideration. We hope to have a good turnout of members and friends for the hearing. I would like to thank everyone for your calls to your
House Bill No. 7373
BY Perez, McLaughlin, Fellela, Phillips, Cunha
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - MOTORCYCLE HELMETS (Requires all operators of motorcycles to wear a helmet. Violation results in a one hundred dollar ($100) fine. Increases the fine for failure of passengers to wear a helmet from eighty-five dollars ($85) to one hundred dollars ($100).)
Helmet Bill 7373, Introduced by Representative Ramon Perez, was put on the docket for a hearing or considering for this Wednesday 3/21/18, Room 101 at start of session at the Statehouse. For RIMA to be most effective, I urge All members and friends of RIMA including the 31,000 registered Bikers in RI to pick up your phones and contact your Reps. ASAP. Tell them you want FREEDOM OF CHOICE to decide for yourself on the wearing of a helmet or not. The final outcome could very well be decided by your one call.
Ride Safe Ride Free
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